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Rooney shines again as United go top

Posted Saturday, February 06, 2010 by PA45 hits

Wayne Rooney collected the Barclays Player of the Month award before kick-off and then helped steer Manchester United back to the top of the table with a resounding 5-0 victory over struggling Portsmouth. The England striker broke Pompey's resistance with his 23rd goal of the season, equalling a career-best total. The only surprise, given United's possession, was it took them until the 40th mi...Full Story »

Five-goal United reclaim top spot

Posted Sunday, February 07, 2010 by PA35 hits

Wayne Rooney provided the spark Manchester United needed to reclaim their place at the top of the table as they defeated Portsmouth 5-0. The England striker made the breakthrough in the 40th minute with his 23rd goal of the season. Shots from Nani and Michael Carrick both took deflections into the net while Dimitar Berbatov scored with a low drive and Marc Wilson an own goal.Full Story »

Hargreaves out of United's European plans

Posted Thursday, February 04, 2010 by PA34 hits

Owen Hargreaves has been left out of Manchester United's Champions League squad. The move almost certainly ends any chance the midfielder had of forcing his way into Fabio Capello's World Cup squad and raises fresh doubts over his chances of making a full recovery from double knee surgery in October 2008. Last month, Sir Alex Ferguson did state his intention to pick Hargreaves in his 25-man Euro...Full Story »

Jermain Defoe's hat-trick brings battling Leeds United's run to an end

Posted Thursday, February 04, 2010 by theguardian.com268 hits

Jermain Defoe, centre, bundles in the second of his three goals for Tottenham. They travel to Bolton in the fifth round. Beating Hartlepool away next Saturday is, in the greater scheme of things, more important to Leeds United than knocking Tottenham Hotspur out of the FA Cup, but no-one who saw this hugely committed and at times frantic cup tie could accuse the United players of harbouring th...Full Story »

Manchester City Run Out Of Time After Agreeing €18 Million Deal With Real Madrid’s Fernando Gago

Posted Tuesday, February 02, 2010 by Goal.com715 hits

City ran out of time in their pursuit of the midfielder. According to fresh reports in Spain this evening, Manchester City got as far as agreeing a fee for Real Madrid’s Fernando Gago before they ran out of time. With the transfer window slamming shut at 5pm, Manchester City officials were said to be frantically attempting to finalise the deal but were eventually beaten by the clock. ...Full Story »

United set the standard

Posted Monday, February 01, 2010 by PA29 hits

Sir Alex Ferguson saluted Manchester United's all-star performance against Arsenal at the Emirates Stadium and challenged his side to keep the same standard until the end of the season. The United manager believes the 3-1 demolition of the Gunners was his side's best display of the campaign and - while he singled out Wayne Rooney and Nani as the players who caught the eye - he was equally effusi...Full Story »

No reason to leave United - Rooney

Posted Monday, February 01, 2010 by PA41 hits

Manchester United striker Wayne Rooney insists there is "no reason" for him to want to move away from Old Trafford. Financial figures released earlier this month revealed United would have made a loss in 2009 had it not been for the £80million sale of Cristiano Ronaldo to Real Madrid. Rooney has reportedly attracted interest from both Madrid and Barcelona, but quoted in several Sunday n...Full Story »

Gill: United will not sell Old Trafford

Posted Monday, February 01, 2010 by PA49 hits

Manchester United chief executive David Gill is adamant Old Trafford and the club's Carrington training base will never be sold to raise funds. United have come under intense scrutiny in recent weeks as details of their financial structures have been made public. Amongst the most contentious issues contained in a prospectus for an ultimately successful £504million bond issue was confirmation tha...Full Story »

United sweep Gunners aside at Emirates

Posted Monday, February 01, 2010 by PA20 hits

Manchester United moved to within a point of Barclays Premier League leaders Chelsea as title rivals Arsenal were swept aside 3-1 at Emirates Stadium. Nani opened the scoring on 33 minutes when his chip across goal was palmed in by Arsenal keeper Manuel Almunia, before in-form England striker Wayne Rooney swept home a second following a quick counter attack. A third on the break from Ji-Sung Par...Full Story »

United teach sorry Gunners title lesson

Posted Sunday, January 31, 2010 by PA36 hits

Manchester United swept aside title rivals Arsenal 3-1 at Emirates Stadium to move within a point of leaders Chelsea.Nani opened the scoring in the 33rd minute when his chip across goal was palmed in by Arsenal goalkeeper Manuel Almunia, before in-form England striker Wayne Rooney swept home a second following a quick counter-attack.A third on the break from Park Ji-Sung at the start of the sec...Full Story »

Gill: United will not sell Old Trafford

Posted Sunday, January 31, 2010 by PA39 hits

Manchester United chief executive David Gill is adamant Old Trafford and the club's Carrington training base will never be sold to raise funds. United have come under intense scrutiny in recent weeks as details of their financial structures have been made public. Amongst the most contentious issues contained in a prospectus for an ultimately successful £504million bond issue was confirmation tha...Full Story »

Rooney - United not one-man team

Posted Friday, January 29, 2010 by PA23 hits

Wayne Rooney insists Manchester United are not a one-man team.The England striker headed the winner in the Carling Cup semi-final against Manchester City on Wednesday to follow the four goals he bagged against Hull in the Barclays Premier League on Saturday. Rooney has now scored 21 goals in all competitions this term - 14 more than the club's next highest scorers Dimitar Berbatov and Michael Ow...Full Story »

Rooney sends United to Wembley

Posted Thursday, January 28, 2010 by PA20 hits

Wayne Rooney headed Manchester United to Wembley with an injury-time winner securing a 4-3 aggregate victory as they beat Manchester City 3-1 on the night.The England striker settled a pulsating Carling Cup semi-final when he turned home Ryan Giggs' cross from close range.United had already been pegged back once when Carlos Tevez scored to haul City level on aggregate after Paul Scholes and Mich...Full Story »

Smalling set for United medical

Posted Wednesday, January 27, 2010 by PA17 hits

Fulham centre-back Chris Smalling headed for a medical at Manchester United straight after Tuesday night's 2-0 defeat to Tottenham at White Hart Lane. The 20-year-old, who was playing non-league football with Maidstone United less than two years ago, has also interested Arsenal but a deal has been agreed with United for the youngster to join them at the end of the season. There are still stages ...Full Story »

West Ham United Manager Gianfranco Zola Relieved With Takeover

Posted Tuesday, January 26, 2010 by YAHOO Sport22 hits

West Ham United manager Gianfranco Zola has expressed his relief that the club has finally found new owners. David Sullivan and David Gold completed their takeover at Upton Park last week and have already promised to give the Hammers' boss more money to bring in new players in the January transfer window. According to Press Association Sport, Zola said: "I think it's positive for the club. We ...Full Story »

UNITED EARMARK CHIELLINI AS VIDIC REPLACEMENT

Posted Sunday, January 24, 2010 by NOTW.co.uk66 hits

Italian hard-man is Fergie's favourite CHIELLINI: Always strong in the tackle SIR ALEX FERGUSON will allow Nemanja Vidic to join Barcelona this summer - with Giorgio Chiellini his replacement. Both Manchester clubs have been tracking the Juventus defender this season and the player's agent, Davide Lippi, was present at the Carling Cup semi-final on Tuesday. United boss Ferguson has given...Full Story »

Jermaine Beckford marks the end of Leeds United's goldfish years

Posted Sunday, January 24, 2010 by theguardian.com29 hits

With their striker the star of this year's FA Cup, the Elland Road club have finally shed their traumatic history Jermaine Beckford celebrates scoring Leeds' injury-time, penalty equaliser at White Hart Lane. Leeds are a club much copied. They built a debt mountain long before Portsmouth, Newcastle or West Ham, pioneering the suicidal wage bill and lunatic transfer budget for others to emulat...Full Story »

Tottenham 2 - 2 Leeds United

Posted Sunday, January 24, 2010 by BBC.com14 hits

Jermaine Beckford converts a 96th-minute penalty to earn Leeds a replay Jermaine Beckford dispatched a stoppage-time penalty to earn League One Leeds a replay against Tottenham to cap a sensational FA Cup fourth-round tie at White Hart Lane. The striker was coolness personified as he picked himself up from Michael Dawson's foul to drill his spot kick into the corner and earn the visitors a dra...Full Story »

Rooney stars in United romp

Posted Saturday, January 23, 2010 by PA16 hits

Wayne Rooney scored a sensational four-timer to send Manchester United top of the Premier League at a mutinous Old Trafford as the Red Devils beat Hull 4-0.After opening the scoring just seven minutes into a one-sided contest against Hull, Rooney had to wait until a similar point before the end to get his second.A third, and his fourth United hat-trick, followed shortly afterwards from a cross ...Full Story »

Four-star Rooney sends United top

Posted Sunday, January 24, 2010 by PA27 hits

Wayne Rooney scored four times to send Manchester United top of the Barclays Premier League following their 4-0 victory over Hull. Rooney put United in front after just seven minutes amid a backdrop of anti-Glazer chants. And, after coming through some worrying moments in the second period, two goals in three minutes from the England star completed his fourth United hat-trick before he added...Full Story »

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